Simon Munday - Trumpet

ImageSimon began his musical career in the Salvation Army. After graduating from the Royal College of Music in 2000 with the Herbert Samuel trumpet prize, Simon has established himself as a busy freelance musician. This has seen him work with many of the world’s leading orchestras including the Philharmonia, Royal Opera House, Halle, BBC Phillharmonic, Rotterdam Phillharmonic, Israeli Camerata, Manchester Camerata, English Chamber Orchestra and National Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to this, Simon has played baroque trumpet with English Baroque Soloists, English Concert, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and as principal and soloist with The Academy of Ancient Music, Les Arts Florissant, The New London Consort and Ex Cathedra Baroque. As well as his work with Alberti Brass, Simon’s chamber music has extended to working with ensembles such as London Brass and Halle Brass.

As concerto soloist he has performed on both modern and baroque trumpets with Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No.2 featuring heavily in his schedule. He has also performed the Haydn, Leopold Mozart, Michael Haydn concertos and over 150 performances of the Telemann Concerto in D, which he has also recorded with the Locrian Ensemble.